|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2014||referred to environmental conservation|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to environmental conservation|
senate Bill S1223
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
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S1223 - Details
S1223 - Summary
Relates to regulation of toxic chemicals in children's products; establishes the interstate chemical clearinghouse.
S1223 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1223 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to regulation of toxic chemicals in children's products PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The purpose of this bill is to provide greater regulation of children's products to ensure their health and well-being. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: This bill would: * define children's apparel * define chemical * define chemical of high concern * define children * define children's product * define distributor * define manufacturer * define novelty product * define priority chemical * define toy
S1223 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1223 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. PERKINS, ADAMS, ADDABBO, AVELLA, BRESLIN, DIAZ, DILAN, GIANARIS, HASSELL-THOMPSON, KRUEGER, MONTGOMERY, PARKER, PERAL- TA, SAVINO, SERRANO, SQUADRON, STAVISKY, STEWART-COUSINS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environmental Conservation AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation to regu- lation of toxic chemicals in children's products THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Article 37 of the environmental conservation law is amended by adding a new title 9 to read as follows: TITLE IX TOXIC CHEMICALS IN CHILDREN'S PRODUCTS SECTION 37-0901. DEFINITIONS. 37-0903. CHEMICALS OF HIGH CONCERN. 37-0905. PRIORITY CHEMICALS. 37-0907. DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION ON PRIORITY CHEMICALS. 37-0909. SALES PROHIBITION. 37-0911. APPLICABILITY. 37-0913. ENFORCEMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION. 37-0915. INTERSTATE CHEMICAL CLEARINGHOUSE. 37-0917. REGULATIONS. S 37-0901. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS TITLE, UNLESS THE CONTEXT OTHERWISE INDICATES, THE FOLLOWING TERMS HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS. 1. "CHILDREN'S APPAREL" MEANS ANY ITEM OF CLOTHING THAT CONSISTS OF FABRIC OR RELATED MATERIAL INTENDED OR PROMOTED FOR USE IN CHILDREN'S CLOTHING. CHILDREN'S APPAREL DOES NOT MEAN PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT DESIGNED TO PREVENT INJURY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, BICYCLE HELMETS, ATHLETIC SUPPORTERS, KNEE PADS OR ELBOW PADS. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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